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Roanoke Rapids, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Roanoke Rapids,NC index of house prices

Total population: 15,495 (All urban)

Houses: 6,829 (6,098 occupied: 3,147 owner occupied, 2,970 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

49%
State:

36%

Housing density: 871 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $127,429.

Median contract rent in 2016: $304 (lower quartile is $364, upper quartile is $383)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $590


Median gross rent in Roanoke Rapids, NC in 2016: $409

Housing units in Roanoke Rapids with a mortgage: 1,720 (33 second mortgage, 159 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,443

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $79,225

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $42,093

Median monthly housing costs: $732


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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $122,129 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Roanoke Rapids:

$122,129
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,792 - $180,256

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $143,392
Here:

$143,392
State:

$235,833

Townhouses or other attached units: $122,246
Here:

$122,246
State:

$191,052

Mobile homes: $31,179
Here:

$31,179
State:

$74,306
Median year house/condo built: 1970

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,774
  • In family households: 13,188 (1,377 male householders, 2,668 female householders)
    2,374 spouses, 5,208 children (4,818 natural, 146 adopted, 245 stepchildren), 355 grandchildren, 303 brothers or sisters, 502 parents, 233 other relatives, 225 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,397 (845 male householders (732 living alone)), 1,236 female householders (1,158 living alone)), 304 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 185

Size of family households: 1,718 2-persons, 1,102 3-persons, 675 4-persons, 327 5-persons, 126 6-persons, 59 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,892 1-person, 158 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 21 5-persons.

1,666 married couples with children.
2,086 single-parent households (82 men, 2,004 women).

94.0% of residents of Roanoke Rapids speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 443 (2.8%)
(36.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 5062 bedrooms
  • 1,9483 bedrooms
  • 5104 bedrooms
  • 1425+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Roanoke Rapids population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 6931 bedroom
  • 1,0172 bedrooms
  • 1,0603 bedrooms
  • 1494 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Roanoke Rapids population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke Rapids in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 119no vehicle
  • 7121 vehicle
  • 1,4472 vehicles
  • 6433 vehicles
  • 1874 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Roanoke Rapids population

Cars and other vehicles available in Roanoke Rapids in renter-occupied apartments

  • 833no vehicle
  • 1,2421 vehicle
  • 5332 vehicles
  • 2773 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Roanoke Rapids population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 313 rooms
  • 2264 rooms
  • 8245 rooms
  • 7996 rooms
  • 4247 rooms
  • 3118 rooms
  • 5309+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Roanoke Rapids population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina:

  • 01 room
  • 2042 rooms
  • 4393 rooms
  • 7854 rooms
  • 6705 rooms
  • 5976 rooms
  • 897 rooms
  • 1358 rooms
  • 549+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Roanoke Rapids population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Roanoke Rapids, NC household income distribution

  • Roanoke Rapids, NC household income distribution
  • 859Less than $10,000
  • 560$10,000 to $14,999
  • 297$15,000 to $19,999
  • 424$20,000 to $24,999
  • 459$25,000 to $29,999
  • 358$30,000 to $34,999
  • 327$35,000 to $39,999
  • 241$40,000 to $44,999
  • 116$45,000 to $49,999
  • 488$50,000 to $59,999
  • 415$60,000 to $74,999
  • 651$75,000 to $99,999
  • 374$100,000 to $124,999
  • 201$125,000 to $149,999
  • 152$150,000 to $199,999
  • 82$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Roanoke Rapids, NC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Roanoke Rapids, NC
  • 68Less than $10,000
  • 53$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 28$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 40$30,000 to $34,999
  • 41$35,000 to $39,999
  • 56$40,000 to $49,999
  • 119$50,000 to $59,999
  • 115$60,000 to $69,999
  • 218$70,000 to $79,999
  • 169$80,000 to $89,999
  • 209$90,000 to $99,999
  • 454$100,000 to $124,999
  • 405$125,000 to $149,999
  • 277$150,000 to $174,999
  • 152$175,000 to $199,999
  • 141$200,000 to $249,999
  • 252$250,000 to $299,999
  • 136$300,000 to $399,999
  • 45$400,000 to $499,999
  • 20$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Roanoke Rapids, NC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Roanoke Rapids, NC
  • 39Less than $100
  • 142$100 to $149
  • 146$150 to $199
  • 167$200 to $249
  • 37$250 to $299
  • 104$300 to $349
  • 193$350 to $399
  • 137$400 to $449
  • 327$450 to $499
  • 319$500 to $549
  • 274$550 to $599
  • 213$600 to $649
  • 81$650 to $699
  • 132$700 to $749
  • 92$750 to $799
  • 102$800 to $899
  • 19$900 to $999
  • 22$1,000 to $1,249
  • 54$1,250 to $1,499
  • 34$2,000 to $2,499
  • 183No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1332010 or later
  • 1362000 to 2009
  • 571990 to 1999
  • 541980 to 1989
  • 481970 to 1979
  • 40Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Roanoke Rapids population
Roanoke Rapids commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 431
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,498
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,364
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 784
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 339
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 68
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 429
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 54
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 117
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 110
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 178
  • 90 or more minutes: 227
Roanoke Rapids, NC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.8%
Number of people working at home: 151 (2.6% of all workers)

Roanoke Rapids mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,854 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 689 (10%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 28 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0%)
  • Walked: 133 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 151 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 2,203
 English: 826
 African: 621
 Irish: 378
 German: 251
 Scotch-Irish: 235
 European: 141
 Italian: 138
 Scottish: 73
 Polish: 48
 Bahamian: 44
 Finnish: 35
 British: 22
 Greek: 16
 French (except Basque): 15
 Welsh: 15
 Slovak: 14
 Lebanese: 12
 Hungarian: 10
 Dutch: 9
 Russian: 8
 Portuguese: 6
 Belgian: 5
 Moroccan: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 32%El Salvador
  • 13%Dominican Republic
  • 11%Philippines
  • 11%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 10%Mexico
  • 8%Chile
  • 6%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,601
  • Other state: 3,599
  • Northeast: 779
  • Midwest: 317
  • South: 2,190
  • West: 310

85% of Roanoke Rapids residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in North Carolina.

Roanoke Rapids:

85.0%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 69
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 32
  • 5th and 6th grade: 96
  • 7th and 8th grade: 206
  • 9th grade: 228
  • 10th grade: 115
  • 11th grade: 193
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 32
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,444
  • Less than 1 year of college: 253
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 358
  • Associate degree: 356
  • Bachelor's degree: 707
  • Master's degree: 229
  • Professional school degree: 52
  • Doctorate degree: 14

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 129
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 20
  • 5th and 6th grade: 16
  • 7th and 8th grade: 39
  • 9th grade: 286
  • 10th grade: 189
  • 11th grade: 171
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 127
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,316
  • Less than 1 year of college: 529
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 810
  • Associate degree: 884
  • Bachelor's degree: 696
  • Master's degree: 431
  • Professional school degree: 69
  • Doctorate degree: 17

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 12.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 18.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 17.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 43.7%Males
  • 19.3%Females
Roanoke Rapids marital status for males
Roanoke Rapids marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,823
  • One, attached: 216
  • Two: 454
  • 3 or 4: 242
  • 5 to 9: 281
  • 10 to 19: 287
  • 20 to 49: 119
  • 50 or more: 119
  • Mobile homes: 292
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,662

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 22 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Roanoke Rapids:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Roanoke Rapids
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.6%)
  • Electricity (43.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.5%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Electricity (63.6%)
  • Utility gas (31.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 100
Here:

4.5%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 61
Here:

9.6%
North Carolina:

17.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)